(Oct. 20, 1944) - 1st Lt. Robert Clendinning of the Army Air Force, son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Clendinning of 126 High Street has been reported killed in action Sept. 27 over England.
A telegram from the War Department provided no details to his wife Mrs. Bertha Schundler Clendinning. Their daughter Beth is now a year old.
Lt. Robert J. Clendinning, U.S. Air Force, 846th Bomber Squadron, 490th Bomber Group Large, received the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, and the Purple Heart. He is buried at Cambridge American Cemetery, Cambridge, England, Plot E, Row 6, Grave 2.